High school basketball: Friday's prep roundup

Published: Friday, Dec. 20 2013 11:35 p.m. MST

Boys basketball

GRANTSVILLE 62, OGDEN 59: Grantsville avoided a monumental upset with a fourth quarter rally, outscoring Ogden 23-14, to force overtime where it eventually sealed the win behind Devin Adams 26-point performance.


PIUTE 84, ESCALANTE 42: Collectively, Piute hit 10 3-pointers while Matthew Millett, Cole Payton, JJ Ramos and Dalton Steed all reached double figure scoring totals.

BRYCE VALLEY 72, DIAMOND RANCH 68: Facing a 10-point deficit at the break, Bryce Valley outscored Diamond Ranch 55-41 in the second half to pull off the comeback victory at home. Five different players scored in double figures for the Mustangs, led by Josaiah Brannon and Taryn Syrett with 14 apiece. Riley Cameron torched Bryce Valley for for 22 points and five treys in the loss.

WAYNE 53, VALLEY 46: Wayne finished the game on a 20-10 run to pick up the road victory over Valley. Regan Brian connected on four 3-pointers to spark the visiting team. Clint Sorensen netted 14 points for the Buffaloes in the loss.


DAVIS 73, COTTONWOOD 45: Jesse Wade went off for 25 points, and finished with seven rebounds and five assists to lead Davis to the lopsided win at home.

WOODS CROSS 56, FREMONT 50: Woods Cross took an early 20-7 lead in the first quarter and continued the streak throughout the game. Jackson Pohlman led the way with 17 points and nine boards. Xequille Harry added 14 points with three rebounds.

AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 69, NORTH SANPETE 62: ALAs 24-11 run in the second quarter was too much for North Sanpete to come back from as the Eagles knocked off the Hawks on the road. Neil Davis finished with 19 points, seven boards and five assists while Hudson Chapple added 15 points and nine rebounds in the win.

RIVERTON 54, MURRAY 53: Riverton prevailed in a thriller against Murray led by a 17 point performance by Jeff Arens. The Silverwolves outscored Murray 20-14 in the fourth quarter.

LAYTON 60, COPPER HILLS 55: Layton opened the second half on a 17-7 run to get back in the game and pull off the comeback win on the road. Mike Hibbert led the Lancers with 20 points while Jarriesse Blackmon added 14 more to power the away team. Preston Sanchez netted a game-high 21 points for the Grizzlies in the loss.

GRANGER 64, KEARNS 50: Granger had four players score in double figures in the 14 point victory over Kearns. Makol Mawien led with 27 points. Mehmed Huseinbergovic added 11 with three treys. Zack Ashman and Osman Abdalla combined for 21.


LOS ALTOS, CALIF. 61, NORTHRIDGE 57: Northridge got off to a slow start on the road and could never recover in a close loss at Los Altos, Calif.

HIGHLAND, IDAHO 54, SKY VIEW 49: Highland pulled away from Sky View for the win at the Bear River Winter Classic.

DUCHESNE 59, ST. JOSEPH 41: Duchesne took a commanding 30-9 lead at the half to cruise to the lopsided road win over St. Joseph. Trent Roberts and Braxton Spencer scored 18 points apiece to power the Eagles. Nick Gruet netted four treys and a game-high 22 points in the loss.

EAST 58, SYRACUSE 53: East outscored Syracuse 17-6 in the second quarter and held on in the second half to edge the Titans. Preston Curtis scored a game-high 19 points while Mitch Grant added 16 more to fuel the home team.

HERRIMAN 51, ELKO, NEV. 42: David Maynard led the charge with 12 points for Herriman as the Mustangs advanced to the finals of the Panther Classic with a win over Elko, Nev.

OLYMPUS 87, BOX ELDER 58: Jake Lindsay went off for 26 points in the Titans big win over Box Elder. Lindsay and Spencer Williams both knocked down four 3-pointers each in the victory for Olympus.

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